Biological Hazard in New Zealand on October 20 2017 04:13 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Health Medical and public health
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Severe Significant threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20171020-60282-NZL
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time October 20 2017 04:13 AM (UTC)
Last update October 20 2017 04:31 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Australia - New-Zealand
Country New Zealand
County / State South Island
Area Tomahawk Lagoon, Otago
Settlement Dunedin
Coordinate -45.90, 170.55

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 0/4 -
Biohazard description
Disease, agent name Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Infected person(s) 0